Tag: safety

Why Chemical Safety is Important in Food Processing

Chemicals are used in food processes for production, maintenance, and sanitation, so it’s important that you ensure the chemicals that will contact food or food contact surfaces are in compliance with the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Due to the potential hazards of improperly handled chemicals, it’s important to develop a chemical control program to …


How Cleaning Can Reduce Workplace Illnesses

During the cold and flu season each year, millions of Americans face illness and the financial consequences of having to take sick days from work. For employers, this generates additional health care expenses and a decrease in productivity. A study created by the Integrated Benefits Institute found that for every dollar spent on healthcare benefits, another $0.61 …


Lavo Solutions at the ISSA TradeShow in Las Vegas!

The ISSA Show Las Vegas is taking place in person this year from November 15th to the 19th! After two years, the show is back! Today, Lavo Solutions is heading the ISSA-The Worldwide Cleaning Industry Association trade show! We’re excited to see and interact with the latest innovations in the janitorial cleaning supply industry! We are also looking forward …


The Top 5 Tips For Safely Handling Cleaning Chemicals

When used properly, cleaning chemicals are relatively safe. Unfortunately, accidents do happen and there are several precautions and things to keep in mind in terms of proper handling of cleaning solutions. This is a reason why the U.S. Department of Labor continues to list “cleaning and custodial work” as one of the most dangerous jobs …


Remote Capabilities and a Proactive Service Approach

Today, more and more businesses have been incorporating IoT technology to improve the productivity and efficiency of their operations. So, how exactly would your facility benefit from the impact of new technology? IoT technology opens the door to a whole new set of capabilities. It allows for tracking user behavior and generating appropriate data, which is then used to optimize customer experience. IoT technology …


How Lavo Can Help with Food Service Cleaning Regulations

Regulations for food processing and safety are constantly changing, and the past year has accelerated the modernization of the industry and governance around it for the safety of staff and customers. Recently, the FDA released its ‘New Era of Smarter Food Safety blueprint’, a 10-year plan that builds on the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). …


How Lavo’s Connected Solutions Work for Laundry Services

Connected solutions are useful in coupling data and equipment together to show the efficiency and effectiveness of commercial laundry operations. Connected laundry equipment has the ability to keep people safe, save time and money, and can allow a total overview of all the systems you care about in one place. The Laundry Cleaning Process Used …


Benefits of Using Smart Technology for Cleaning

Today, technology is embedded in most aspects of our lives. More and more businesses are incorporating technology into their operations in order to increase productivity and efficiency. Data is created, transferred, and analyzed and companies use this data to optimize their customer experience, improve their products, and market themselves. Smart devices use can track and …


Connected Success Stories: Nursing Home Chain

Why are connected solutions the newest innovation in cleaning equipment and technology for janitorial / sanitation and commercial laundry? There are several reasons! Connected Solutions use new and innovative technology. They are also easy to install and lower service costs. In fact, connected solutions generate a 30% average reduction in service cost! Connected products have been at the …


Why You Should Consider Alternatives to Backpack Sprayers

Recently, there have been a considerable number of ads featuring electrostatic sprayers (e-stat sprayers), specifically the backpack models. Most of these models have at least a 2-2.5 gallon reservoir and some as much as a 4-gallon sized reservoir. Based on these reservoir sizes, that equates to as much as 30-35 lbs. of additional weight that cleaning professionals …